Specialty Areas: Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Depression, Stress, Trauma and Resilience, Dialetical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Office Location: Manhattan
Amy S. DiBernardo, MSW, is a social worker and program coordinator, in the Anita Saltz Institute for Anxiety and Mood Disorders. Ms. DiBernardo has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Her specialty includes working with adolescents and young adults that struggle with multiple emotional and behavioral difficulties, including suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors, substance abuse, disordered eating and strained interpersonal relationships.
Ms. DiBernardo received her bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy from Boston College, her juris doctor from NYU School of Law, and her master’s degree in social work from Columbia University School of Social Work.
Prior to her current role, Ms. DiBernardo worked as social work intern for the Child Study Center’s DBT Program. She also served as a research assistant to Dr. Andre Ivanoff at Columbia University School of Social Work and interned at a local area high school. Before becoming a social worker, Ms. DiBernardo worked as a lawyer, specializing in immigration and domestic violence advocacy.
Ms. DiBernardo is a member of the New York City chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Bar Association.